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Asthma is the common chronic (medicine) inflammatory disease of the bronchi characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, revers...
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Albuterol 19,896 Prednisone 17,050 Ventolin 13,516
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Advair
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Flovent
Other name: Fluticasone-Salmeterol (Fluticasone-Salmeterol)
Other name: Flonase (Flonase)
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fluticasone/salmeterol is a formulation containing fluticasone propionate and salmeterol used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under various trade names including Advair...
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Fluticasone propionate is a synthetic corticosteroid derived from fluticasone used to treat asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever). It is also used to treat eosinophilic esophagitis.GlaxoSmithKline currently markets fluticasone propionate as '''Floven...
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Top Concerns
Adv
Weight Gain
9
Thrush
7
Tiredness
6
Anxiety
5
GERD
4
Breathing Problems
4
Depression
4
Hoarseness
4
Sinus Infections
3
Insomnia
3
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Flo
Weight Gain
4
Behavior Problems
1
Mood Swings
1
Tachycardia
1
Aggression
1
Feeling Hyper
1
Esophagitis
1
Restless
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Not Sleeping
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fluticasone/salmeterol is a formulation containing fluticasone propionate and salmeterol used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under various trade names including Advair...
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Fluticasone propionate is a synthetic corticosteroid derived from fluticasone used to treat asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever). It is also used to treat eosinophilic esophagitis.GlaxoSmithKline currently markets fluticasone propionate as '''Floven...
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had a grand mal seizure. Am now back on Flovent which works...
" ...Flovent to Advair last spring. Within two weeks I had a grand mal seizure. Am now back on Flovent which works fine. My... "

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This. I recently switched from Flovent to Advair. I think...
" ...This. I recently switched from Flovent to Advair. I ...standard aerosol inhaler.) Since switching to Advair about 6 weeks ago my symptoms have improved DRAMATICALLY. It's really something.... "

month. Flovent actually made my symptoms worse. Advair has...
" ...I think till your body gets use to the meds your are more prone to infections. I have not been on one medication long enough for my body to get use to it. I was one Flovent for a month and half... "

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her asthma is well controlled with the Flovent, so why...
" ...my daughter is fine with Flovent and doesn't need to switch to Advair because her asthma is well controlled with the Flovent, so why add another med ...is part of the Advair) if she doesn't need... "

Advair...I used Flovent with better results..Advair is...
" ...hated Advair...I used Flovent with better results..Advair is also a steroid... "

advair. For our son, flovent works great. For me, advair is...
" ...so much better than pulmicort, flovent or advair. For our son, flovent works great. For me, advair is the best... "

Advair I was taking Flovent, but it didn't work for me....
" ...completely agree! I have been taking advair 250 for several years and have not had any problems. I'm happy, thin, and ...never bothers me. Beofre Advair I was taking Flovent, but it didn'... "

daughter switched from Advair to Flovent because she didn't...
" my son started with Advair and immediately got thrush, we switched ...since - he was only on the Advair for a day ...to switch. my daughter switched from Advair to Flovent because she didn't ... "

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I found the switch from Flovent to Advair greatly helped...
" ...reliever? I found the switch from Flovent to Advair greatly helped my PA son, whose asthma I would consider worse than his sister's (she has never had an actual asthma attack, my son has had... "

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off Advair and have switched to Flovent which does not have...
" ...advair for over 3 years. About five months after starting I started to get a slight pain in the back of both my legs. It has gotten worse and in the last 4 months the leg pain ...switched to Flo... "

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